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Dakar-Plateau, Senegal Speaker Series February 10, 2022 

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 Pasadena Sister Cities Committee – Dakar-Plateau, Senegal Sister – Proudly Presents Our Speaker Series featuring Professor Ula Y. Taylor 

 Thursday, February 10, 2022 

6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 

Ula Y. Taylor

“Too Black and Too Strong: First Lady Michelle Obama”
published in The Obama Phenomenon: Toward a Multiracial Democracy 

 Ula Y. Taylor is a leading feminist historian. She is Professor and H. Michael and Jeanne Williams Department Chair in the Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

Professor Taylor earned her doctorate in American History from UC Santa Barbara. She is the author of The Promise of Patriarchy: Women and the Nation of Islam, The Veiled Garvey: The Life and Times of Amy Jacques Garvey, co-author of Panther: A Pictorial History of the Black Panther Party and The Story Behind the Film and co-editor of Black California Dreamin: The Crisis of California African American Communities. 

Her articles on African American Women’s History and feminist theory have appeared in the Journal of African American History, Journal of Women’s History, Feminist Studies, SOULS, and other academic journals and edited volumes. In 2013 she received the Distinguished Professor Teaching Award for the University of California, Berkeley. Only 5% of the academic senate faculty receive this honor and she is the second African American woman in the history of the University to receive this award. You may learn more about Professor Taylor here: 

RSVP: For this zoom presentation please register at . Use the dropdown to register as my guest, or contact Lena L. Kennedy,; 626-765-6206.